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Sarasota Landscapes Get Old: What You Can Do About It

Sarasota landscapes can get old just like people do. If you have mature plantings that look tired and outdated, it might be time to “retire” them in exchange for a modern design that better provides for your future needs.   Sarasota landscapes: Get yours looking young again. Retirement signs to…

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Loropetalum shrubs

Loropetalum Shrubs Liven Up Florida Landscapes

Loropetalum shrubs are known for the razzle-dazzle way they fire up Sarasota, Florida landscapes. Their branches of richly colored foliage will fringe your other plants as if to tell them, "You need something to go with that drab green and you need it now!” An evergreen shrub with plenty of…

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Shady Lady Black Olive Tree

Shady Lady Black Olive Trees Add Zen to Florida Landscapes

Shady Lady Black Olive trees are so Zen. Their lush, Oriental-style layers will calm you. And their wide-spreading canopies will cool you. If you add a Shady Lady or two to your Florida landscape, sitting in their shade will be the most tranquil part of your day. Like a giant…

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Pindo Palm

Florida Pindo Palms Provide Instant Feathery Flair

Florida pindo palms, or “jelly palms,” are a real day brightener. First, they’ll lure you outdoors just to watch their feathery fronds ruffle in the wind. Then they’ll present you with a gift to take back inside: loads of orange-colored berries that make a delicious jelly. With their sweet banana/pineapple…

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Sarasota landscape design

Japanese Fern Trees Overlooked in Southwest Florida

Japanese fern trees in Florida look like they almost jumped out of a fairy tale. Close your eyes and imagine a large magnificent fern perched lollipop-style atop a slender trunk. That would be a Japanese fern tree. But don’t assume it’s a fern or Japanese in origin. It’s neither. Fern-like…

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